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The Crown

Park Street, Colchester CO6 4SE, England
+44 1206 262001
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Park Street, Colchester CO6 4SE, England
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

had fish and chips here at around £8 quid and it was massive! we had to share it as it was so big- and tasty. I also ordered green tea which came in a cute thing. would recommend to anyone. Looked at the room prices...More

1  Thank Kelly E
RMSunderland, Owner at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2013

Although we offer an extensive menu which changes on a regular basis, our beer-battered haddock and chips are always substantial and a consistent favourite. I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. I wonder if you took the opportunity to have a look around the Hotel. We...More

Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

A group of 7 girlfriends and I went to the The Crown some of whom had been before and some had not. As usual it was busy and had a superb atmosphere. We had drinks at the bar and we were well seen to by...More

Thank badda3
Reviewed June 5, 2013

Food well prepared and presented. Wait staff service was rather abrupt and we felt we were rushed. Portion size was small for the price, which was expensive. I preferred the Angel Inn up the street.More

Thank JustBobProvidence
RMSunderland, Manager at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2013

What a pity that you felt rushed especially when this lovely weather is so conducive to a relaxed lunch or supper - I'm sure it was never the intention of the staff to hurry you. I have to say that more of our customers remark...More

Reviewed June 5, 2013

My husband and I stopped into The Crown today at ~5:45 pm. We decided we would see if they could fit us in for an early dinner as we know this is a very popular place. A nice gentleman came by while we were waiting...More

Thank mbaumga
RMSunderland, Owner at The Crown, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2013

I’m so sorry that you weren’t able to stay to eat with us on this occasion. Our terrace is particularly enticing in this lovely sunny weather (with patio heaters to take the chill off as the evening progresses) and we have just introduced our new...More

Reviewed June 4, 2013

I wanted to do something nice for my friend. It was her wedding anniversary and she had not been able to plan anything because she was overwhelmed, having lost her father very recently and needing to assist her mother who was going in for spinal...More

1  Thank Jamidawn
Reviewed June 3, 2013

We have eaten here many times before but not with the kids (8 and 11) so decided to give it a try. The kids menu is limited but there is something on there for everyone. Our kids chose margarita pizza and loved them, apparently much...More

1  Thank Dolly1999
Reviewed June 1, 2013

I have been to The Crown several times over the last six years. This year, once again the menu was interesting, the wines superb and the food very good indeed. The starter of scallops was very well executed but I would have liked a bigger...More

Thank Ania1946
Reviewed May 27, 2013

Whether it was for a nice lunch or the girlfriends birthday a couple of years ago. The Crown never fails to impress. Stopped off for some lunch with the family, and as usual, food was sublime. As was a couple of drinks in the sunshine....More

Thank AaronGoddard
Reviewed May 21, 2013

This was recommended by the owner of Grove Cottages where we were staying and it was a triumph! No comparision to the lack lustre local pubs we passed on the way. The food, service and buzzing atmosphere were a surprising delight especially for a Monday...More

Thank TeddingtonGap
Reviewed May 13, 2013

Having been out to a friends for drinks, a few of us were still starving so rocked up to The Crown at 2.30 hoping to get some food and weren't disappointed. The pub was full as usual and it made for such a lovely unplanned...More

Thank badda3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Park Street, Colchester CO6 4SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 262001
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